Monthly Archives: March 2013

Katie Schaeffers & PCFF is featured in Huffington Post Canada

Our amazingly talented Executive Director and Curator, Katie Schaeffers, is featured in today’s The Huffington Post Canada. She talks on how she got the best job in the world, PLUS read her advice to people who long to live the Life Out Loud! READ HERE:

Projecting Change Interview Series: Annalea Krebs, Founder of ethicalDeal

This episode of Projecting Change Interview Series, we speak with Annalea Krebs, a social entrepreneur and Founder of ethicalDeal. At a time where daily deal sites like Groupon are being criticized for their ‘fad-like’ business model, Kreb is staying strong and consistently GREEN!  The mission of her business is to make greener choices more accessible to the mainstream. Kreb has come a long way from when she started EthicalDeal in 2010, with $75,000 from various grants. That’s why we are chatting with […]

Projecting Change Interview Series: Alex Mazerolle, Founder of Girlvana

For this episode of Projecting Change Interview Series, we chat with Alex Mazerolle, Founder of Girlvana. Alex is definitely a change-maker and extremely loved and admired in her community. She founded a powerful organization, Girlvana, with the intention to empower teen girls and young women with the tools for higher living and learning. Alex combines her passion for yoga and meditation with the love for fashion and healthy living while providing a space to empower young women. Her presence articulates the […]

PCFF partners with Uncharted Play to screen Kicking It

Play soccer and produce energy. Sounds like a dream, right? Well, the team at Uncharted Play turned this concept into a reality. They created the SOCCKET ball (which actually does looks like a soccer ball) generates energy as you play the sport We are honored to partner with Uncharted Play for the opening night of Projecting Change Film Festival on April 24. In case you were wondering how the SOCCKET works, it’s a portable generator. The internal mechanism takes the energy […]

Today is World Water Day – How will you take part?

Today is the 20th anniversary of World Water Day. Many of us forget how lucky we are to have easy access to water for drinking, washing dishes and laundry, taking a dip into the pool, or just enjoying a long hot shower. We must truly appreciate the gifts that nature has provided us but also be aware of how you can take action to preserve our most valuable resource. In addition, World Water Day brings the awareness that 800 million […]

World Wildlife Fund awards Vancouver as the Global Earth Hour Capital 2013

Congratulations to Vancouver for being awarded the Global Earth Hour Capital in 2013 by World Wildlife Fund. This is a huge step forward for Vancouver to become the world’s greenest city. Andrea Reimer, city councillor, accepted the award this past Tuesday at a ceremony in Malmo, Sweden. Vancouver trumped five other finalists including cities in India, Italy, the United States, Sweden and Norway. Jim Leape, Director General of WWF-International, states “Vancouver can serve as a role model for how cities […]

Projecting Change Interview Series: Katie Schaeffers, Executive Director PCFF

Projecting Change Film Festival is fast approaching. Have you seen our film line-up? We are so excited to share with you the series of films we’ll be presenting. After you listen to our interview with PCFF’s executive director, Katie Schaeffers, click on the “schedule” tab and start bookmarking all the films you want to watch. Now, click the play button and listen to our latest Projecting Change Interview Series with Katie as she speaks about of this year’s film line […]

Projecting Change Interview Series: Jeff Topham, Documentary filmmaker, Liberia ’77

Jeff Topham is a documentary filmmaker based in Vancouver, Canada. His recent film, Liberia 77, follows the journey of himself and his brother returning to Liberia after 30 years and two civil wars. Both grew up in Liberia during the 1970s and in that time, they enjoyed the jungle adventures, the beautiful beaches and even had a pet chimp. What inspired Jeff to travel back to a country that is far different than he knew while growing up?Projecting Change’s Executive […]